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The Kern County seat was founded in 1875. Located in the San Joaquin Valley, it was founded along the Los Angeles and Stockton road in 1869 by Col. Thomas Baker, who reclaimed swamp-lands along the nearby Kern River.
The city is famous for being the home of country music singers Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, and has the nickname “Country Music Capital of the West Coast”. It is a birthplace of the country music genre, known as the “Bakersfield Sound”.
The area contributes to the most productive oil-producing county in the country; it’s also the fourth most productive agricultural county in the United States.
For a city of modest size, Bakersfield provides a good assortment of arts and cultural offerings. Some of the more notable include:
- The Rabobank Arena Theater & Convention Center
- The McMurtrey Aquatics Center
- The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra
- The Buck Owens Crystal Palace
- The Fox Theatre
For the sports enthusiast, this is home to ECHL Condors Hockey Team. The city also has its own Minor League Baseball (MiLB) team, the The Blaze. The Blaze are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Of course, The city is also within a couple of hours of all of the sporting attractions of Los Angeles.
The surrounding areas provide the opportunity for a wealth of outdoor activities, including: auto racing, fishing, biking, camping, golf, hiking and backpacking, jet skiing, kayaking, mountain biking, tennis, white water rafting, and more.